Trading-off fish biodiversity, food security, and hydropower in the Mekong River Basin

PNAS biodiversity food security hydropowerThis study estimates fish biomass and biodiversity losses under various hydropower development scenarios in the Mekong River basin based on an ecological model of fish migrations

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Ziv, G., E. Baran, S. Nam, I. Rodríguez-Iturbe, S.A. Levin

Publication Date

January 2012


sustainable development, hydropower planning, fish, species richness